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2017 Traditional Building covers

September 2019
The September issue of Traditional Building features an interview with architect Jean Carroon, articles on tuckpointing, concrete, Boston University's iconic Castle and more.

May 2019
The May issue of Traditional Building features the restoration of the 1914 New Haven County Courthouse by JCJ Architecture, a clock tower restoration by Campbellsville Industries, Hartman-Cox Architects' design of The New John A. Campbell Courthouse, a profile on conservation architect Steven Semes, and much more.

April 2019
The April issue of Traditional Building features a custom-tailored building by GTM Architects, Ziger|Snead Architects' transformation of the historical A. Hoen Lithograph Company buildings, a profile on Trefler's, an in-depth story on classical archeologist Darius Arya, and more, with a focus on adaptive reuse. 

February 2019
The February issue of Traditional Building is our annual Guidebook. This issue overflows with historical products and services for traditional and classical designs. You'll want to keep it on your desk all year. View the digital edition here.

December 2018
The December issue of Traditional Building features the preservation of Christ Church Lutheran, O'Brien & Keane's design of Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral, a Spanish Colonial house by Ferguson & Shamamian, stained glass restoration tips and so much more.

October 2018
The October issue of Traditional Building features a new dining hall at Millbrook School by Voith & Mactavish Architects, interviews with top architects, product reports on wood windows and classical moldings, and much more.

August 2018
The August 2018 issue of Traditional Building features recent Clem Labine Award winners, the restoration of Sagamore Pendry Hotel, a book review of The Classicist No. 14: New York City and more.

June 2018
The June 2018 issue of Traditional Building features the 2018 Palladio Award Commercial/Industrial winners, along with some of their key suppliers.

April 2018
The April 2018 issue of Traditional Building features the restoration of the Georgia State Capitol, Notre Dame's teachings on historic preservation, the historic tax credit, a review of the book Cities Alive and more.

February 2018
The February 2018 issue of Traditional Building features its annual Guidebook, the year's biggest hit list, how the Minnesota capitol received a facelift and the restoration of the Colorado House and Senate.

December 2017
The December 2017 issue of Traditional Building features a profile of architect David B. Meleca, the new construction of Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and Newman Center in Lincoln, NE, the restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple and more.

October 2017
The October 2017 issue of Traditional Building features a profile of The Jeffris Foundation, The Restoration of Al. Ringling Theatre By Isthmus Architecture, John G. Waite Associates' restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s Rotunda at the University of Virginia, and more. 

August 2017
The August 2017 issue of Traditional Building focuses on the 2017 Clem Labine winner Duncan Stroik, a book review of Rethinking Modernism and the Built Environment, and the resurrection of a Newport, RI car museum.

June 2017
The June 2017  issue showcases the 2017 Palladio winners and details of their extraordinary work, a book review of Masters of Campus Placemaking, and a forum on the constant tension in classical architecture between reproduction and invention.

April 2017
The April 2017 issue highlights the restoration and repair of the cast-iron dome on U.S. Capitol Building, how young preservationists are saving buildings in Ohio, how a renovated savings bank in Chicago now serves as an art and community center, and more. 

February 2017
The February 2017 issue focuses on a recap of 2016, how a free digital library offers more than 8,000 historic brochures, a book review of Harrison Design 25, and more.

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